Former superintendent gets prison term for using phony data to get a federal grant

Aug. 28, 2012
Michael Klentschy led the El Centro (Calif.) Elementary District from 1994 to 200

From The San Diego Union-Tribune: The former superintendent of the El Centro (Calif.) Elementary School District has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for submitting false results on standardized school science tests and bogus reimbursement claims. Michael Klentschy, 68, headed the El Centro district from 1994 to 2007. He pleaded guilty and acknowledged that test scores for 2004-05 that he submitted as part of a federal grant were false and inaccurate.

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